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5 Questions with Ivan Koniar (Slovakia)

5 Questions with Ivan Koniar (Slovakia)

Ivan Koniar, Associate Professor of Philosophy and previous Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Letters at the Catholic University of Ružomberok (Slovakia) shares insights on his research and experiences as a visiting scholar.

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Notre Dame’s Grace Watkins and Alexis Doyle Named Rhodes Scholars

Notre Dame’s Grace Watkins and Alexis Doyle Named Rhodes Scholars

Alexis Doyle, of Los Altos, California, is one of 32 Rhodes Scholars selected from a pool of 882 candidates who had been endorsed by their colleges and universities. Doyle also received a Break Travel and Research Grant from the Nanovic Institute in 2015-16 to learn about the health care systems of...

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Honors in Rome at the IMCL

Honors in Rome at the IMCL

Nanovic fellow Richard Economakis (Architecture) won the top honor award at this year's International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) conference in Rome for his innovative proposal for refugee villages.  He was accompanied by students involved in the design studio who were funded by the Nanovic Institute.

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Brexit Broken Open

Brexit Broken Open

“It is possible that a year ago some of you might have not even heard the term ‘Brexit,’” Notre Dame political science Professor A. James McAdams said last Monday, kicking off a panel discussion of the United Kingdom’s democratic decision in June to leave the European Union. As a matter...

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Visiting Scholar: Fall 2016

Visiting Scholar: Fall 2016

Meet the newest edition to our visiting scholars program, Dr. Ivan Koniar, Associate Professor of Philosophy from the Catholic University of Ružomberok, Slovakia.

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Visiting Scholars: July 2016

Visiting Scholars: July 2016

This month, the Nanovic Institute welcomes four scholars from Ukraine, Slovakia, Poland, and Italy for a one-month research term with the Visiting Scholars Program.

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Visiting Scholars: June 2016

Visiting Scholars: June 2016

Introducing Dr. Gabriella Reuss and Rev. Marek Lis, two visiting scholars from Europe based at the Nanovic Institute during June 2016. 

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Classics Scholar Traces History of Saint Augustine's Words

Classics Scholar Traces History of Saint Augustine's Words

While many theologians and philosophers study the work of Augustine of Hippo, Nanovic FellowHildegund Müller, associate professor of classics and associate vice president for research at Notre Dame, takes a different approach to reading his texts. Müller’s research is influenced by her philological background and study of literary detail in...

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Six students honored with Undergraduate Library Research Awards

Six students honored with Undergraduate Library Research Awards

Sponsored by the Hesburgh Libraries and the Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE), the ULRA competition honors those who conduct original research and draws focus to the extensive sources and methods of scholarly inquiry that modern-day research libraries offer today’s students. Tom Lis, a Minor in European Studies, won one...

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Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

The University of Notre Dame and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, or Vatican Library, will formalize a unique agreement of collaboration and exchange in a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. May 9 (Monday) in the Hesburgh Room of the Morris Inn, where Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Archbishop...

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Conference responds to global efforts to care for the planet and the poor

Conference responds to global efforts to care for the planet and the poor

For the Planet and the Poor, the first major conference organized by the University of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs, will open with a keynote panel, “A Surprising Convergence, a Moment of Opportunity,” at 6 p.m. on April 4 (Monday) in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business....

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After Brussels

After Brussels

Like many of you, the Nanovic Institute has been following news of the two attacks in Brussels this week (March 22) closely. 

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Student Research, Spring Break

Student Research, Spring Break

In 2008, a select group of undergraduate seniors were offered the opportunity to polish their thesis and capstone essays with final research in Europe over spring break.  Eight years later, Nanovic Institute Spring Break Travel and Research Grants have grown to include all Notre Dame students and have become one of...

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Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to ‘Birth Certificate’

Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to ‘Birth Certificate’

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded the 2016 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Mark Thompson for his book, Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kiš, published by Cornell University Press.  A. James McAdams, director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, praised the book as...

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